The effect of an increased minimum wage on infant mortality and birth weight
Sara Markowitz () and
American Journal of Public Health, 2016, vol. 106, issue 8, 1514-1516
Objectives. To investigate the effects of state minimum wage laws on low birth weight and infant mortality in the United States. Methods.Weestimatedtheeffectsof state-levelminimumwage lawsusingadifferencein- differences approach on rates of lowbirthweight (
Keywords: birth weight; epidemiology; human; infant; infant mortality; salary and fringe benefit; statistics and numerical data; United States, Birth Weight; Humans; Infant; Infant Mortality; Salaries and Fringe Benefits; United States (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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